Upper Mount Gravatt, Queensland
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|Upper Mount Gravatt
|Location||12 km (7 mi) south-east of Brisbane CBD|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Bonner|
Upper Mount Gravatt is a suburb in Brisbane, to the south of Mount Gravatt. It has increasingly become an important centre in the last 15 years. In terms of infrastructure, Logan Road and the Pacific Motorway run through it, in addition to the South-East Busway.
Together with Indooroopilly in the west, Chermside, on the north-side, and Carindale in the southeast the suburb has been described as a mini-CBD.It contains the State Netball Centre, a major police district station and a regional Australian Taxation Office.
Upper Mount Gravatt has long been one of the major centres outside of the CBD, especially for those who reside on the south of the city.
Westfield Garden City, a large shopping centre opened in 1970, is a regional "hub", containing services and popular restaurants, with a bus interchange and the Upper Mount Gravatt Busway Station immediately below it.
Upper Mount Gravatt is also home to the Mount Gravatt Vultures, an Australian Football Club on Klumpp Road. There is also the Hibiscus Sporting Complex and the Mount Gravatt PCYC on the same road.
In the 2011 Census the population of Upper Mount Gravatt is 8,851, 51.1% female and 48.9% male.
The median/average age of the Upper Mount Gravatt population is 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian average.
59.4% of people living in Upper Mount Gravatt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.3%, China 3.1%, India 2.9%, England 2.7%, Korea, Republic of 1.4%.
67% of people speak English as their first language 4.1% Mandarin, 2% Cantonese, 1.4% Korean, 1.4% Arabic, 1.1% Greek.
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